Joint Statement from Janeese Lewis George, Jordan Grossman, Anthony Lorenzo Green, and Ed Lazere: We Need a Budget that Protects DC Residents in the Pandemic

As Mayor Bowser prepares to submit a proposed budget to the DC Council in the coming weeks, and as the Council then reviews and modifies it, we call on the Mayor and Council to prioritize the basic needs of DC residents, families, and small businesses and protect our most vulnerable. Our leaders can and must avoid an austerity budget that would hurt the very residents already suffering under the pandemic and devastate our economy in the long run.

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Statement from Jordan Grossman on Trump’s Partisan Attack on DC Voters

“The President is so desperate to distract from his failed coronavirus response that he’s attacking over 700,000 citizens of DC with a cravenly political outburst. DC residents have a fundamental right to govern ourselves and we deserve full representation in Congress. On the DC Council, I will fight to get DC statehood over the finish line – especially if that means standing up to bullies like Trump.”

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